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Forum: RV General Discussion/News Today, 11:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 453
Posted By Mike S
I like beeswax for lubricating threads. A wax...

I like beeswax for lubricating threads.

A wax toilet ring will give you a multi year supply.

Also works well for tapping threads.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques Today, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By Mike S
Yep, me three;) I am running a totally...

Yep, me three;)

I am running a totally electrical dependent engine-----EFI&I, so a lot more wires than normal. Also, dual alternators. I have used 3 of the pass throughs so far, and still need at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 06:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,100
Posted By Mike S
Sounds like you two are on the fast track to...

Sounds like you two are on the fast track to bigger and better things.

The hose set that Tom made up for my new project is a work of art.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Scott, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D

Build instructor------working with a bunch of high school kids?
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Yesterday, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By Mike S
You are welcome, I appreciate it. check sent.

You are welcome, I appreciate it.

check sent.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques Yesterday, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Brett, welcome to VAF----good to have you aboard.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 09:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,283
Posted By Mike S
Guys, this is a request for info about repairing...

Guys, this is a request for info about repairing the damage.

The plane did not slip off wing jacks.

Stray rabbits removed.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-05-2020, 11:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By Mike S
I will take it. PM coming at you.

I will take it.

PM coming at you.
Forum: Safety 04-04-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,712
Posted By Mike S
Good read

Evan, first off, good that you and the plane are OK.

Second, thanks for sharing and for the honest report.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-04-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By Mike S
If this happens again, send me a PM and I can...

If this happens again, send me a PM and I can alter the title for you.

Mike
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,419
Posted By Mike S
Congratulations

Hoping for another 13:D
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 04-03-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Dallas, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D

You are almost there---------Did you paste the image location into the dropdown from the yellow...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-03-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By Mike S
Try Stein

https://www.steinair.com/product-category/switches/
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-03-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By Mike S
Actually, Doug Reeves who happens to own this...

Actually, Doug Reeves who happens to own this site is the one who decided that, if you had read the classified rules you would have seen that. http://www.vansairforce.net/VAFclassifieds.htm

The...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-31-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 779
Posted By Mike S
Good luck finding one-----they probably exist,...

Good luck finding one-----they probably exist, but not common.
Forum: California 03-31-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By Mike S
Rob, contact Lars...

Rob, contact Lars http://www.vansairforce.com/community/member.php?u=2472

He is the prez of the Sac RVator group, they have scales.

Congrats on getting the new bird almost done :D

Mike
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-31-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 642
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Hi Karen, welcome aboard and good luck with the sale.
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-31-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 18,908
Posted By Mike S
Just did this to a Denso last week, good article...

Just did this to a Denso last week, good article in Kitplanes last Nov. Also last March or thereabouts.

Basically what I did was to ground one side of the brushes and bring a lead for the other side...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-29-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By Mike S
Bruce contact is on the front page, under...

Bruce contact is on the front page, under "Transition Training"

Or, click http://www.vansairforce.net/transition_training.htm
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 03-27-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,780
Posted By Mike S
WOW, Allan----I had no idea Lisa was gone. We...

WOW, Allan----I had no idea Lisa was gone. We were off on vacation at the time and missed your initial post.

So very sorry to hear about her passing.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-26-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By Mike S
Yep, same here.

Yep, same here.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-25-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,395
Posted By Mike S
No idea what you intend to do for an upgrade, but...

No idea what you intend to do for an upgrade, but most of the items you listed could be re-used with an upgraded panel.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-25-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,341
Posted By Mike S
Greg, thanks for the response. Good that there...

Greg, thanks for the response.

Good that there are vendors/companies out there that are responsive to their customers suggestions.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-25-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,341
Posted By Mike S
GREAT idea. I use this on Amazon all the time.

GREAT idea.

I use this on Amazon all the time.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-25-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,152
Posted By Mike S
IIRC, the installation for a certified aircraft...

IIRC, the installation for a certified aircraft as you mention is not a matter of TSO, but rather is done under a STC.

Still even with that said, sounds like a case of charging what the market will...
Forum: RV-14 03-25-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Eric, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-24-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 766
Posted By Mike S
Knife splice is another option. Cheap, solid...

Knife splice is another option.

Cheap, solid connection, easy to remove.

Just cover with shrink tube.
Forum: RV-10 03-23-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 857
Posted By Mike S
Show Planes had one when they did the 10. There...

Show Planes had one when they did the 10.

There used to be photos of it on their website while the build was going on. Cant find the photos now------but maybe an email would get them sent to...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-22-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 766
Posted By Mike S
Wild thought here-----any possibility the wires...

Wild thought here-----any possibility the wires from the CHT and EGT have rubbed together and worn through the coverings-----shorted together???

I had originally thought of an intake leak, but after...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-21-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,609
Posted By Mike S
I have had good luck in the past using compressed...

I have had good luck in the past using compressed air to get parts off/out of the mold.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Scott, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-19-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,081
Posted By Mike S
Fantastic:D

Fantastic:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-18-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,648
Posted By Mike S
Done, but the survey is not a good fit for a...

Done, but the survey is not a good fit for a project in progress.
Forum: Southeast 03-17-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,073
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Matt, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-17-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 830
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Reid, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-17-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,223
Posted By Mike S
Above my pay grade--------will pass this on to...

Above my pay grade--------will pass this on to the boss.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-17-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,223
Posted By Mike S
Fixed that for you.

Fixed that for you.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-17-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By Mike S
Nice looking...

Nice looking...
Forum: California 03-16-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By Mike S
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.p...

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=53588&highlight=Dilly
Forum: RV-14 03-16-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,288
Posted By Mike S
Congratulations

Kevin, congrats on the new fledgling:D
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-16-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 224
Posted By Mike S
Sending a PM.

Sending a PM.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 03-16-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,787
Posted By Mike S
Thanks Marvin, appreciate you posting a...

Thanks Marvin, appreciate you posting a response.

I already have the fuel distribution block that is mounted to the top case split, and all lines in place. That puts the fuel supply, fuel return,...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 03-16-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,787
Posted By Mike S
Wish I had known about the through the baffle...

Wish I had known about the through the baffle setup for the injector lines----looks like a cleaner setup than what I have. Three less lines on top of the engine.

Got any close up shots of the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-16-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,269
Posted By Mike S
Congratulations

David, congrats on the new fledgling:D
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 03-16-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,787
Posted By Mike S
Nice :D:D This is a really clean installation,...

Nice :D:D

This is a really clean installation, pretty sure I will be copying most of it.

http://www.sdsefi.com/marvin1.jpg
Forum: California 03-15-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By Mike S
Sent you a PM.

Sent you a PM.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-13-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 974
Posted By Mike S
All I know is what I saw on another homebuilt...

All I know is what I saw on another homebuilt aircraft forum.... (ends with "ans" also)

Copied/paste from the site where I saw the release announcement.

Here are some details.
The charging voltage...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-12-2020, 10:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By Mike S
https://www.steinair.com/product-category/switches...

https://www.steinair.com/product-category/switches/
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-12-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 974
Posted By Mike S
New voltage regulator

Looks like B and C has a new product specifically for the Rotax 9xx engines.

AVC 1 is the model number, not yet on their website but a call to them should get the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-12-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 634
Posted By Mike S
Anybody used a remote oil filter in this setup?

Anybody used a remote oil filter in this setup?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-11-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,814
Posted By Mike S
Yep, a buddy in PVF did, built his RV 8 down...

Yep, a buddy in PVF did, built his RV 8 down there.
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-11-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By Mike S
I have used a B and C 8 amp with second battery...

I have used a B and C 8 amp with second battery in the past, and am doing the same in my current build.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-11-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,661
Posted By Mike S
Sure looks like a Molex connector shell to me.

Sure looks like a Molex connector shell to me.
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-11-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Andy, welcome aboard the good ship VAF.

The first thing that came to my mind is ignition timing, second is fuel delivery.

Good luck with finding this gremlin.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-10-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,814
Posted By Mike S
Rocky hit it pretty good. There is a much...

Rocky hit it pretty good.

There is a much better product than the fiberglass additive (trade name is Fibermesh) that will even take the place of WWM ( welded wire mesh) or rebar.

Look into...
Forum: RV-14 03-09-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,484
Posted By Mike S
New setup, or been flying for awhile? What...

New setup, or been flying for awhile?

What starter?
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-08-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Shane, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-07-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,323
Posted By Mike S
The image was up there for a short time, then the...

The image was up there for a short time, then the computer went into a loop of install this, or not--------clicking no, or Xing out only restarted the loop.

Control Alt Delete finally got me out of...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-07-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,323
Posted By Mike S
Exclamation Warning

Clicking on the link in post 1 will attempt to load a program called "Margefrick" or something close.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-07-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By Mike S
You have two power wires, they reverse polarity...

You have two power wires, they reverse polarity to reverse direction of the servo. This is a function of the trim switch.

The three wires are for the position...
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-07-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Alvin, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D

You an old British rocker by any chance???;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-06-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 668
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Michael, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
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